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Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  Program
Manager as Line Manager and Grant Finance Manager as Functional Manager
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”
Job Summary:    The Finance Coordinator, SUPREME Project – West Nile,
Uganda will provide overall leadership and management of the EU SUPREME grant,
by promoting financial stewardship, accountability, reliability and accuracy of
financial information to be used by EU SUPREME and WV leadership for decision
making.
To ensure grant
budgets are appropriate, that grant financial reports are accurate and timely
and that the project complies with donor requirements; assist with overall
program budgeting and ensure operational plan is funded
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Budget planning and management
·       
Oversee
grants budget management for all implementing partners
·       
Consolidate
funding needs of all partners and ensure funds for activity is disbursed on a
timely basis
·       
Implement
grant tracking / monitoring system.
·       
Monitor
budget performance of the grant and ensure any significant issue is highlighted
for management attention
·       
Build a
strong and effective financial management in areas of budgeting, accounting,
reporting and communicate effectively to stakeholders
Financial accountability and reporting
·       
Ensure
appropriate and accurate grant financial reports are prepared, consolidated and
submitted to stakeholders on a monthly basis.
·       
Monitor
grant expenditures, alert management on irregularities, recommend action plan
as required.
·       
Meet
periodically with relevant Operations and Programme managers to review grant
reports
·       
Monitor
grant status, revisions, reporting, etc.
Risk Management and Controls:
·       
Ensure
adequate preparation for both internal and external audits and ensure responses
are sent on time and recommendations are implemented.
·       
Ensure
compliance with WV financial policies and donor requirements, including LDRs,
BPS, etc.
·       
Assess,
evaluate and make recommendations on internal controls to ensure effective risk
management.
·       
Maintain
appropriate Grant files and follow up to ensure partners are doing the same.
·       
Train /
build capacity of Grants finance staff.
·       
Build
the financial/grants management capacity of partners to ensure sound financial
management and donor requirements compliance.
·       
Participate/Facilitate
grants startup workshops and ensure specific donor requirements are understood
by both finance and program/operations staff.
Coordination & Networking:
·       
Coordinate
with NO Finance leadership on critical issues such as funding, PBAS commitment
and budget posting in Sun Systems.
·       
Coordinate
with Supply Chain on preparation and implementation of procurement plan to
facilitate urgent sourcing of project materials.
·       
Liaise
with partners regarding grant/budgetary issues.
·       
Develop
good networks and strategic relationships with implementing partners, other
NGO,
·       
Participate
in the senior management/ Leadership team meetings and represent finance
department.
·       
Provide
leadership to the finance department and ensure smooth running &
efficient delivery of services.
·       
Adhere
to WVI key policy documents – mission, core values, and covenant of
partnership.
·       
Attend
and participate in spiritual nurture meetings / devotions as scheduled
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Finance Coordinator, SUPREME Project
– West Nile, Uganda job must hold a University degree in Accounting or Finance,
Chartered Accountant
·       
Two to
five years’ experience in a senior field Finance / Accounting role, preferably
with experience in a grants environment
·       
Ability
to develop / maintain effective financial and accounting systems, including Sun
Systems;
·       
Strong
knowledge of cost allocation methodologies; knowledge of multi-lateral donor
requirements;
·       
Good
knowledge of sectorial and departmental budget linkages;
·       
Able to
negotiate and manage budget needs and resources sharing between different
sectors and departments;
·       
Good
understanding of audit compliance requirements;
·       
Team
player with excellent communication and strong participatory leadership skills
·       
Effective
in written and verbal communication in English. Ability to communicate in
applicable local language(s) is an added advantage
·       
Track
record in demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability
and dependable
·       
Proactive
personality, self-driven, strongly motivated and able to work with limited
supervision
·       
Spiritual
maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate
and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
·       
Ensure a
gender perspective in the scope of work and passion for children.
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 31st July 2020


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